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Tension of the cord

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Homework Statement


Two blocks of mass m1 = 4.50 kg and m2 = 7.50 kg are connected by a massless string that passes over a frictionless pulley.The inclines are frictionless.

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the magnitude of acceleration of each block is 1.4 m/s^2


Find the tension in the string.
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may someone help me start this problem
 

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Start by drawing a free-body diagram for each block.
Identify the forces and directions of each force on blocks 1 and 2 separately.
Then do you know how to find the tension?
 
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yeah i tried that. thanks
i figured out the problem

sum of the force = Tension- M G sin 35 = M A
 

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